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So what I was thinking about doing is putting in an additional PSU temporarily til' I get the funds for a new PSU, and hook up one of the PCI-E connectors from each PSU to the card. Do You think this will be ok? I think it will get me the power I need from each PSU, and granted it's probably overkill, I just don't have the funds to get a good quality PSU, and don't want to settle on a mediocre one.
    
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Your current can't handle it in the meantime? My CoolerMaster 450W runs my system under here. It's hard for it, but it works untill I get the now one
4870 running @ 820 / 1100 Mhz too.
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